Junior/Mid-level Architectural Designer

akarstudios akarstudios Employer:
Santa Monica, CA, USLocation:
Mon, Dec 18 '17Posted on:

About AkarStudios

AkarStudios is a team of designers immersed in a cross discipline practice that specializes in retail, hospitality, graphics and branding design. We value partnership with our clients in creating strong and visually engaging customer experiences in all of the work we produce.


Job Requirements

  • Ability to construct 2D Architectural Schematic, Design Development and Construction Documents and details working with senior designer
  • Create concepts and take them into 3D modeling and renderings to present ideas through visual presentations
  • Collaborate with other team members to ensure accuracy and coordination of construction documents, material schedules and FF&E specifications
  • Ability to prioritize and time manage projects to meet deadlines of the organization with proficiency
  • Knowledge of Graphic Design applied within interior settings and the ability to use the full Adobe CS suite
  • Ability to create and understand millwork designs and drawings
  • This is a full-time position


Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelors Degree in Architecture or Interior Design
  • Minimum of 2 years experience across the Interior Design field preferably in the Hospitality sector
  • Ability to read and understand construction documents with an excellent eye for detail
  • Proficiency in the use of CAD / Vectorworks to develop construction and interior design drawings
  • Strong knowledge of SketchUp, V-Ray or similar 3D modeling and rendering software
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and In-Design to create artwork and client presentations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and handle multiple projects and tasks
  • Candidate must be a United States citizen or have permanent residence status and be able to work in the United States


Preferred Technical Skills

  • Knowledge of Vectorworks 2D and 3D
  • Knowledge of SketchUp and V-Ray
  • Knowledge of Adobe InDesign
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop
  • Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator
  • Knowledge of FF&E suppliers, specification and local code requirements


How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please email your resume and portfolio (no larger than 10MB) in PDF format to: Please include your cover letter in the body of the email. No phone calls, walk-ins, or recruiter solicitation please.

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